BOS Shelf has always been committed to train personnel to the standards required for the projects in line with customer’s and market requirements. Our training programs on various qualifications match international standards, including improvement and development of qualifications for riggers, welders, fitters, mechanics and electricians in specialized training schools created and operated by BOS Shelf.

Internal Core Trainings

  • HSE Induction
  • Quality Induction
  • PTW
  • RTC
  • Working at Height awareness
  • Fire Marshall
  • Fire Fighting
  • Confined Space Entry

External Trainings


  • Authorised Gas Tester
  • Working at Height advanced practical
  • Root Cause Specialist
  • Risk Assessment
  • Incident Investigation
  • Abrasive Wheel

Rigging and Lifting Level 1

  • Banksman Slinger
  • Lifting Clamps for Steel Handling
  • Rigging & Lifting

Rigging and Lifting Level 2

  • Equipment Inspection
  • Rigging and Lifting Intermediate (Theory)
  • Rigging and Lifting Intermediate (Practical)
  • Fibre and Wire Rope Slings
  • Planning and Working to a Plan
  • Roles, Responsibilities and Basic Risk Perception
  • Spreader Beams and CCU Lifting
  • Crane, MEWP, F/lift Appreciation
  • Control of Work

Rigging and Lifting Level 2

  • Risk Perception
  • Drawing (theory)
  • Advanced Risk Assessment
  • Advanced Loler/Puwer
  • Rigging Loft Keeper
  • Rigging Loft Management
  • Soft Slings, Line of Fire, Installing Blocks
  • Advanced Planning
  • Certification and BP 5001 Requirements
  • Wire Rope Inspection Lev 1
  • Crane Selection
  • Advanced Chain Blocks, Pull Lifts, Tirfors and their Correct Installation
  • Appointed Persons Revision
  • Appointed Persons Training
  • Appointed Persons Cranes
  • Appointed Persons Law
  • Appointed Persons Hand Operated Equipment
  • Appointed Persons Test Cranes
  • Appointed Persons Test Hand Operated

Control of Work

  • Electrical Isolation - Electrical/Mechanic
  • Performing Authority


  • First Aid


  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Emergency Response and Crisis Management
  • Rescue at Height
  • Oil Spill Response


  • FRC - Fast Rescue Craft

Plant Operator

  • Crawler Crane
  • Forklift Operator
  • Mobile Crane Ops


Development and promotion of young talents is one the core targets of our Human Resources policy. In this regard, we invite you to join BOS Shelf family through our Internship Programs.

Internship Fields

  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • HSE
  • Human Resources
  • Planning
  • Supply Chain
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • ACF

Who Can Apply?

Application for the internship program can be submitted by Azerbaijani students of the 2nd-4th courses of Bachelor and Master degree with good academic performances.


A training profile appropriate to a BOS Shelf internship program, namely:

  • Oil and Gas Production
  • Exploration
  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Construction Machinery
  • Metallurgy
  • Material Science
  • Engineering Graphics
as well as fluency in the Azerbaijani language, computer skills and knowledge of English according to the selected profile (from the list above)

Resumes without scorecards are not considered.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates should submit their CV and transcript of academic studies to:

  •, clearly indicating “BOS Shelf Internship Program” in the subject line
  • Through special forums/conversations that BOS Shelf representatives conduct in a number of universities, in order to select the best candidates 

Written permission on internship from an educational institute will be required after selection process.

Rewards and Benefits

  • Salary
  • Medical insurance
  • Educational assistance program (internal coaching, specific external training etc.)
  • Minimum 21 days of annual leave
  • Transportation

Content of Program

Each program is prepared according to the requirements of the selected profile by our HR/Training, HSE, Construction, QA/QC, Project Engineering, Planning teams. We also develop a special evaluation form, allowing to properly check each intern's work.

Young Talents

The Young Talents project was launched in line of the initiative of BOS Shelf’s General Director Ikhtiyar Akhundov in 2017. 

The purpose of the project is to discover and educate talented representatives of Azerbaijani youth, elevating them to the international level of knowledge and skills within a particular profession, with further employment.

The first group of 129 applicants, selected within the Young Talents project in 2018, has already successfully completed the education period and been employed by BOS Shelf in September 2019. 

The selected candidates pass the internal training from scratch in BOS Shelf Training center on the following positions:
  • Welder
  • Fitter
  • Rigger
  • Mechanic
  • Electrician

The list of first graduates of the Young Talents program includes 32 Fitters, 37 Riggers, 43 Welders, 8 Mechanics and 9 Electricians of international level. 

The second group of 125 young trainees has started the education process in summer 2019, aiming to succeed in the program as well as the previous group, with further employment. The education course is set for completion by the end of 2020.

In February 2020, BOS Shelf launched the education program for the third group of trainees, specializing in fitting with a forecast of 60 program graduates by mid-2021.


Selection Process

For competent selection of trades, we organize theoretical and practical assessments. Based on the results of the assessments, we divide the trainees into 2 divisions: High scores (more than 40%) and Low scores (less than 40%).

We also pay great importance to training tutors. Our tutors are nominated, according to the necessary competence level for the conduction of specific courses.

Types of preparations organized by training team for tutors include:

  • Internal Training course
  • MS Office programs
  • Trial classes for better learning of material

Process of Getting a Certificate for Tutors

  • 3 Months of Theoretical Course in BOS Shelf Training Center
  • 3 Months of Practical Course in BOS Shelf Training Center
  • Exam
  • 6 Months of OJT
  • Final Exam/Assessment
  • Assessment and Competence Certification by MES or other state organization